BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS –
Following is a list of the winners of this year’s Ouachita Expressions competition at Mena Art Gallery, together with comments of the judge:
Best of Show: Jim Brace; Judges comments: Powerful Composition
Works on Paper
1st Place: Tiffany Lane –Judges comments: Powerful impact, especially from a distance.
2nd Place: Gilda Meyers– Judges comments: Excellent design
3rd Place: Susan Gibson– Judges comments: Great use of value
Honorable Mention: Gilda Meyers– Judges comments: Imaginative use of light and texture.
Works on Canvas
1st Place: Sandra Davis– Judges comments: Wonderful sense of 3 dimensional space
2nd Place: Judith Cantrell–Judges comments: Excellent use of texture and color
3rd Place: Judith Cantrell–Judges comments: Strong composition
Honorable Mention: Sandra Davis –Judges comments: Charming depiction of flowers
1st Place: Carolyn McCullough –Judges comments: Elegant Design
2nd Place: Sharon Chambers– Judges comments: Whimsical use of pattern and color
3rd Place: Carolyn McCullough — Judges comments: Great use of texture
Honorable Mention: Carolyn McCullough– Judges comments: Great color and composition
1st Place: Ben Campbell –Judges comments: Compelling image, good composition
2nd Place: Jo Eldridge
3rd Place: Betty Acheson
Honorable Mention: Patricia Trulock– Judges comments: Engaging subject
This show will be up through the end of October. If you missed the opening reception, be sure to drop by the gallery during regular hours: 11 am to 2 pm Tuesdays, 10 am to 3 pm Wednesdays through Saturdays. It’s a great exhibit.